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October 31, 2013 4:30 - 5:01am PDT
it's halloween, guys! exciting! got a big day ahead. a lot of trick or treaters headed out there but not just yet i don't think. but if you are headed out the door right now, we have chilly temperatures, 40s and 50s right now. i think by the afternoon, doesn't look very spooky at all. we'll have your halloween forecast coming up. >> and out the door right now, it looks like we have a couple accidents including one in novato southbound 101 at atherton avenue an overturn crash. it is blocking one lane. so we'll have all the details in your halloween morning commute coming up. >> you are the only one rocking the orange today. >> i'm a caltrans construction cone! [ laughter ] >> attagirl! good stuff! we begin with news this morning, a number of people in antioch recovering from dog bites after two dogs charged them a little before 9:00 last night. a man was walking his two dogs when two other dogs apparently attacked them. three neighbors came out of their homes to see what was going on. they too were bitten. police shot and kill one of the attacking dogs. the other ran away but was captured later and is now
quarantined this morning in antioch. a north bay teenager who thought he could get away with anything is looking at up to 30 years in prison. kpix 5 reporter brian webb says, mallet wade's crimes were done -- matt wade's crimes were done to get a girl. >> reporter: while max wade faces his fate as a convicted criminal his mother can no longer contain herself, crying out in court, i love you, baby! >> i love you, baby! >> reporter: wade was already larger than life as a teenager known for things like breaking into a marin county mansion to host his own party. his followers tried to bust him out of jail and wrote a rap song in his honor. [ rap ] >> reporter: but the juries convicted him of firing several shots into a moving car from his motorcycle jealously aiming at a boy riding with the girl max loved. >> i think it's a very, very difficult time for the family.
>> reporter: max was also convicted of stealing a $200,000 lamborghini belonging to celebrity chef guy fieri, doing it by rapelling into a san francisco dealership and driving the car off the showroom floor another effort to impress the girl. >> my car is a very small quite frankly n consequential. there's -- inconsequential. there's a big issue on the table. >> reporter: police found the car, guns and radio jamming equipment in a richmond warehouse along with a san francisco police uniform and badge, which young max will be trading in for a jailhouse jumpsuit. brian webb, kpix 5. >> max wade was a juvenile when the crimes were committed but was tried as an adult. he will be sentenced in december. well, one man you would least expect to be the victim of a crime recently had his car broken into. someone broke into san francisco police chief greg suhr's house outside his home and stole a jacket. the chief says he is not immune
to crime and the case remains unsolved. a man is telling his story about an encounter with a sonoma county sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a teen near santa rosa. the teen andy lopez was armed with a pellet gun. kpix 5's andria borba spoke with a man who says the same deputy pulled a gun on him two months ago. >> reporter: it was august 21 around 8:30 a.m. when 57-year-old jeffrey westbrook of santa rosa was carpooling to work on highway 101 when he was pulled over by sonoma county sheriff's deputy erick gelhaus. >> reporter: i felt something not right with him. >> reporter: jeff pulled over in this black bmw and on a narrow shoulder and steep hillside. jeff says he offered to make more room for gelhaus to stand when a simple traffic stop for failing to use a blinker went sideways. >> s the car started to move he screams turn the car off. i'm still looking at him he
pulled his weapon out and now point-blank. >> reporter: jeff says the gun's barrel was a foot from his head. >> i never had a gunpoint at me. >> reporter: he says that's when gelhaus told him to get out of the car and it happened again. >> when he asked me to, you know, if i had weapons he actually went to the gun the second time. >> reporter: jeff later learned a car matching his was part of a be on the lookout call in a series of emails exchanged with the deputy sergeant about filing a formal complaint the sheriff's department defense gelhaus and then tuesday jeff connected the dots of the officer who pulled a gun on him to andy lopez. he was stunned. >> i don't know where i'm at. i just know that i'm feeling that something could have been done. >> reporter: one of the final emails in the chain says deputy gelhaus will be unavailable to meet for the next several weeks due to unforeseen circumstances. the email dated october 23rd was sent a day after andy was shot. >> i feel forth family. >> reporter: andria borba, kpix
5. >> a lawyer for deputy gelhaus spoke with the "san francisco chronicle." the attorney says gelhaus and a deputy he was training thought andy lopez's gun was a real ak- 47. she said gelhaus opened fire because they believed lopez, quote, posed a real imminent and lethal threat. investigators say a witness heard gelhaus yell at the teen twice to drop the weapon. well, i would imagine some new england baseball fans are still celebrating right now as the red sox are world series champions once again. it's the third series victory for boston in 10 seasons but it's the first time since 1918 the team actually got to clinch the title at fenway park. fans filled the streets after that final out. >> it hasn't happened at fenway park for 95 years, the red sox are world champions. >> that was about 9:00 last night. the sox beat the cardinals 6-1
winning the series four games to two. loving it! in basketball, the warriors are one game into the regular season and so far, they are perfect. they beat the lakers. klay thompson had 38. he was amazing. dennis o'donnell will have warriors, sharks and world series highlights coming up in your full sports report in the next half hour. >> warriors looking good. >> they are. >> looking really good. >> i was watching it, it got boring at 6-1, and i flipped over to the warriors. it was a huge deal for red sox fans but for giants fans -- around the bay area mostly clear skies to start your day the temperatures a little chilly if you are headed out the door. still, we have some great weather ahead for this halloween. no threat of spooky rain in the forecast! 40s and some 50s right now. by the afternoon, 74 degrees and warmer in livermore.
71 in san jose. about 69 in oakland. 64 degrees in san francisco. we'll have the trick or treat forecast coming up. right now let's go to "kcbs traffic" and elizabeth. >> two separate overturn crashes we are watching both blocking lanes. the first one is in southbound in the commute direction approaching atherton avenue in novato. that accident is blocking one lane. emergency crews are blocking one lane of northbound 101 approaching freitas parkway so heads up there. otherwise pretty much free and clear around the east bay. we are still seeing overnight roadwork that we have been seeing for the past few weeks, northbound 680 through contra costa county and continuing eastbound 4 through antioch to loveridge. it should wrap up by 6:00. outside here's a live look at the golden gate bridge. yeah, volume is very light right now across the span. that is your latest "kcbs traffic." back to you. >> thank you.
it was a 10-hour pit stop no one expected. a delta flight was supposed to come to san francisco from tokyo nonstop. but a warning light about possible engine problems forced it to land in a remote area of alaska. kpix 5's joe vazquez with how the passengers passed the time in the tiny town. >> reporter: there's not much in cold bay in the aleutian islands of alaska but more than 170 people had to get off their delta plane because of engine problems and find somewhere to wait for another plane to come. some waited at a nearby school, others waited at the only bar in town. that other plane finally came and after about a six-hour flight and a total of 20 hours into their journey, they arrived at sfo around 9:00 exhausted. >> ever been to alaska before? >> no. never even before on my bucket list. so now i can add it to my bucket list and cross it off. [ yelling ] >> hi! >> reporter: among those arriving were tim and tiffany
neilson from lodi. and 1-year-old ellie, their newly adopted daughter from china. >> hi -- >> just kind of what's going on here? and then all of a sudden, we could see that they were turning north towards alaska. i'm okay, something's wrong. but we were safe. >> reporter: joe vazquez, kpix 5. >> the original plane will stay at cold bay until mechanics can check it out. hayward police have a suspect for the murder of a man who was shot to death in front of his daughter nearly four years ago. 24-year-old dereak turner of vallejo was arrested on tuesday. investigators believe turner got into a verbal fight with thomas cunningham over cunningham's dog and then fired. cunningham was killed in front of his 13-year-old daughter after he just bought her ice cream. the search is on for a man who lives at a now closed assisted care facility in castro valley. 65-year-old edmond bascom wandered away from valley springs manor on friday.
that was a day before paramedics rescued the remaining residents after discovering the home was basically closed and operating with a skeleton staff. edmond was last seen at the san leandro bart station. a man caused a crash in san francisco's inner richmond district. the driver of the stolen car ran a red light at 10th and geary and hit a lexus suv. the impact flipped the lexus over sending it crashing into two other cars. all four drivers went to the hospital along with a passerby hit by flying debris. 4:40. the nationalsecurityagency broke into communications centers for silicon valley giants yahoo and google according to a new report in the "washington post" which says the nsa retrieved millions of communication records from those companies. and an italian magazine says the nsa recorded vatican phone calls when cardinals were gathering to elect the new pope earlier this year. general keith alexander director of the nsa says the
latest allegations are false. >> this is not nsa breaking into any databases. it would be illegal for us to do that. so i don't know what the report is, but i can tell you factually, we do not have access to google servers, yahoo servers. >> the "washington post" story was based on documents obtained from nsa leaker edward snowden. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius says she is responsible for the problems plaguing the nation's new healthcare website. she was questioned yesterday by a congressional committee. >> who was in charge as it was -- >> was in charge up until -- >> at that team, who is the individual -- >> michelle snyder is the -- >> michelle snyder is the one for this debacle. >> excuse me, congresswoman. michelle snyder is not responsible for the debacle. hold me accountable for the did he backable. i'm responsible. >> sebelius apologized to the american people for the problems with the rollout and
promised things will be fixed by the end of november. president obama is taking his share of the blame. >> there's no denying it, right now the website is too slow, too many people have gotten stuck, and i am not happy about it. and i take full responsibility for making sure it gets fixed asap. >> the president spoke yesterday in boston where he assured people the healthcare reform program will live up to its promises. he said massachusetts healthcare reform program also had glitches when it began in 2006 and those problems were solved. 4:42. if you like mcdonald's brew in the morning you could soon enjoy a cup of joe right from the comfort of your own coffee pot. >> and a jewel thief uses her age to get away with it. how one granny's epic heists are inspiring hollywood. ,,,,,,,,,,
83 years old doris payne has struck again! she is accused of lifting a 22- thousand dollar ring from a well, she hardly looks like an international jewel thief about 83-year-old doris payne struck again. she is accused of lifting a
$22,000 ring from a store near palm springs. the manager who didn't want his identity revealed said he never saw it coming. >> you don't think someone that old will steal from you. >> she has four past convictions claiming she stole millions of dollars of jewels over the last 60 years by posing as a well-to-do buyer. halle berry is set to portray her know movie. >> got away with it. >> for a while. >> crime doesn't pay. hey, guys, halloween, can you believe it? >> i know. i love halloween. >> now it's a race to the rest of the holidays. that's what that means. around the bay area today, all the trick or treats going to like this. high pressure building in overhead. i think we are going to see some warmer temperatures outside by the afternoon but if you are stepping out now, those numbers a little chilly in
spots. some 50s and 40s under mostly clear skies this morning. this afternoon, enjoying some sunshine and get this, temperatures in some of the valleys near seasonal and very comfortable, mid-70s there. a lot of 60s and sunny inside the bay. low 60s and cool at the coast. high pressure going to stick around for a couple of days so more sunshine today and maybe even a little bit tomorrow then cooling down as low pressure works towards the bay area this weekend. traveling around the bay today you will find sunshine in the south bay 72 degrees in morgan hill. 70 in sunnyvale. 71 in redwood city. east bay temperatures running up into the 70s in many spots as high as 74 in brentwood, 74 livermore, 72 pleasant hill. inside the bay a lot of 60s and plenty of sunshine throughout the day. looks like the next couple of days we'll warm those temperatures up then cooling down just slightly with a few more clouds over the weekend. but staying dry into the first part of next week. all right. let's check the roads now with
your "kcbs traffic" with elizabeth. >> thank you, lawrence. outside we go start you off with a live look at the south bay because that's where we sent our photographer this morning, 101 near trimble exit and everything looks really good both directions northbound and southbound. getting a check of the bay bridge now, there may be some lower deck roadwork leaving san francisco but at the pay gates, everything is very quiet. same thing on all your approaches including the eastshore freeway, only 18 or 19 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. san mateo bridge traffic no delay at all right now leaving hayward. the marin county commute a few bumps in the road including southbound 101 atherton avenue. overturn accident no serious injuries with that accident so they are working to clear it. also another one northbound 101 freitas parkway san rafael counter-commute and we're not seeing any huge delays because traffic is light in both directions at this time of the morning. bart on time. they should have more than 20 trains all good to go. and if you are about to hit the road, make sure you tune to our radio partners, kcbs, 740-am or
106.9 fm. that's the latest from here. back to you guys. >> thank you. futures trading is down this morning ahead of the opening bell. cbsmoneywatch's wendy gillette reports stocks lost ground yesterday on speculation about the fed. >> reporter: the federal reserve is keeping low interest rates in place for now after a policy meeting yesterday, the fed did indicate that the u.s. economy seems to be improving. but it will continue to buy $85 billion worth of bonds each month to encourage borrowing and spending. analysts expect the fed to taper the stimulus program sooner than expected, sometimes next year. dow and nasdaq down yesterday. overseas, asian markets also lost ground in today's trading. facebook grew by 60% thanks to growth in its mobile advertising business.
the social networking company earned $425 million compared to its $59 million loss in the same period last year. its stock soared in after-hours trading by as much as 15% before falling and settling near its closing price. and if you like mcdonald's coffee, you may soon be able to brew and drink it at home. the fast food chain says it will test selling packaged, ground and whole bean coffee in supermarkets starting next year. that's your moneywatch. for more head to cbsmoneywatch.com. at the new york stock exchange i'm wendy gillette. still no word from google about what it's up to out on the bay but we have uncovered more details. there are two barges here and another one in maine. a document provided by the treasure island development authority confirms a tenant is leasing space across from the barges and a sign has all
communications devices to be turned over before entering. this is how you celebrate halloween in style. how a san jose man is bringing famous haunted movie scenes to life coming your way.
happy halloween! a great day for trick or treaters. mostly clear skies toward the evening, sunset 6:12. temperatures in the 50s and the 60s. >> and checking your bay area bridges, out the door right now things look good across the golden gate, bay bridge, and the san mateo bridge. we're just getting word of some ace train delays. you will want to stay tuned for your full "kcbs traffic" report coming up in about 10 minutes. the work to bring down the old eastern span of the bay bridge is about to kick into full gear. starting next week, it will be
taken apart piece by piece. the bridge must be brought down in the reverse order it was constructed. the slightest mistake could spell disaster and implosion is out of the question. >> people have asked, why not just blow it up? so in addition to the environmental regulations that he would prohibit us just dropping the bridge into the bay, we also have the new east span carrying live traffic and just for public safety reasons you can't. >> it's expected to take three years to dismantle the old structure at a cost of about $240 million. we can all appreciate a little bit of halloween spirit, right, a few ghosts here, some pumpkins there. but take a look at these photos here. a san jose man converted his front yard into a pirate ship back in 2011. a year later he turned it into this haunted mansion. this year, kiet do shows us he is taking people on a wild adventure straight out of hollywood. >> reporter: grab your whit and fedora and come to san jose. bob has outdone himself again.
>> follow me, you'll be safe. let's go! ♪[ music ] >> reporter: this year, bob converted his home on church drive to a three-story ode to one of the most iconic movies of all time, indiana jones and the temple of doom. remember the snake pit scene? yeah, he's got that. settle down, they're fake. how about the part when the man's heart was ripped out and he drops into hot magma? bob recreated that whole sacrifice scene complete with simulated lava and a throbbing battery powered heart and who can forget when indiana stole the golden statue and triggered the giant rolling stone in bob says kids and adults get a kick out of the reenactment. the garage door opener is hooked up to a giant ball. construction started back in august. bob is a contractor and recycles unused building materials. attention to detail is everywhere. he spent $4,000 and a dozen neighbors volunteered more than
1,000 hours. is there an easy answer to why you do this? >> i think so. i think for four hours on halloween, everybody comes together and for those four hours, we're all on the same page enjoying something that's really cool. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: so today halloween is the big day, the nonscary hours for the kids are from 4 to 6 p.m. from 6 p.m. on they pull out all the stops, all the actors are going full steam, the music is blasting, it's going to be a good time. the address is on church drive in san jose. you cannot miss it. best of all, it's free. in san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. >> this guy should go work for the movies. disney or something. that's incredible! well, dr. jones would be mighty proud as kiet said you can't miss this in san jose. >> have to take a drive to san jose. if you plan to take the kids, nonscary hours are from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. apparently it gets wild after that.
>> scary hours after that. 4:55. coming up, a delta plane diverted. why a san francisco-bound flight from tokenedded up in a tiny town in alaska. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,
scary, heard gunshots and ran inside. >> antioch police killed two dogs after they bit residents. >> i'm feeling that maybe something could have been done. >> new information about the sheriff's deputy who shot and killed 13-year-old andy lopez, who was carrying what turned out to be a pellet gun. another man comes forward claiming the same deputy pulled a gun on him. >> safest neighborhoods right now. >> it's halloween and kids are getting ready to trick or treat. and authorities are gearing up to check on predators to make sure they have nothing to do with those trick or treaters.
>> the red sox are world champions! >> the boston red sox win the world series beating the st. louis cardinals 4 games to 1, 6- 2. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." captions by: caption colorado email@example.com >> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald. good morning, it's thursday, october 31. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. >> getting ready to get outside already. folks, if you are heading out now, we have mostly clear skies around the bay area, cool in spots. looks like it's going to be a great day ahead on this halloween. see those temperatures getting cool in some of the north bay valleys back down into the upper 30s in spots. 37 in santa rosa now. 45 in san jose. 45 in livermore, 50 in oakland. i think by the afternoon these temperatures going to jump just a little bit so warmer for most. yesterday we had some 60s and some low 70s. today these temperatures bump up. some mid-70s into san jose
about 72 degrees in concord and not much change but still plenty of sunshine in san francisco at 64 degrees. time now to check out your "kcbs traffic" with elizabeth. >> we are going to get a mass transit update. ace train 1 is 17 minutes late. they had to let earlier freight train traffic go through and so that's what delayed it out of the central valley. again, 15- to 20-minute delays for ace train number 1. everything else though including bart all running on time. bart has 31 trains all on schedule. updating you on a couple of accidents we have been watching in marin county, northbound 101 freitas parkway overturn accident is out of lanes. and similar in novato in the commute direction southbound 101 approaching atherton avenue another overturn accident but it is off to the shoulder now. no serious injuries and no delay to traffic all the way down 101. here's a live look outside, bay bridge toll plaza, looking good coming into san francisco from the east bay. that is your latest "kcbs traffic." back to you. >> thank you. new this